Dana Isaacson works with major publishers, literary agents, published writers and debut writers. In addition to conceptual editing and line-by-line edits, he has book-doctored numerous projects and ghost-written novels.
Most recently at Penguin Random House, Dana has also worked at Pocket Books/Simon and Schuster and ReganBooks/HarperCollins. His experience in New York City book publishing includes editing both fiction and non-fiction. He has abridged books and worked as a literary agent.
Acclaimed and bestselling authors he has worked with include Caleb Carr, Nancy Pickard, Mark Kurlansky, Rita Mae Brown, Jonathan Kellerman, Douglas Coupland, Gregory Maguire, Nancy Thayer, Nancy Horan, Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson, Gail Godwin, Sir Hugh Thomas, Robert McKee, Peggy Noonan, Barry Sears, and Marilu Henner.
Dana’s writing has appeared in The New York Observer, the New York Times (syndicated in Palm Beach Post, Seattle Times and Fort Worth Star-Telegram), and the Racine Journal Times. Dana also blogs on the website CareerAuthors.com—named by Writer's Digest as #9 in its "101 Best Websites for Writers." He has a BA from the University of Wisconsin and lives in New York City’s East Village with his family.